2010 Rocky Mountain Elite Goaltending Summer Camp/Reebok Challenge Questions (WEEK I)

Please read the questions below and provide answers via email (elitegoaltending@yahoo.com) before 3.00 pm Friday June 11. Total of 10 points available towards winning the Reebok Challenge unless answers turned in late. If turned in later than 3.00 Friday but before answers are posted, a maximum of 5 points will be awarded. Questions turned in after answers are posted recieve no points.

Question 1 – Below is a viedo clip from Game One of the 2010 Stanley Cup Finals where Patrick Sharp scores in the second period against Philly goalie Michael Leighton. What does Leighton do wrong that contributes to the goal against (2-Points for Correct Answer).

Question 2 – True of False – According to Patrick Roy, it is important for goalies to always show their teammates nothing will bother them regardless of what is happening in a game. (1 Point for Correct Answer)

Question 3– Dan Blackburn became the starting goaltender of the New York Rangers as an 18 year-old during the 2001 season. On a blog post, he gave five reasons why it is critical for goalies to work on the mental part of their game. Of the five, list two reasons and provide a short one-sentence explanation of each you list. (4 Points for Correct Answer) 

Question 4 – The staff at Rocky Mountain Elite Goaltending has identified two factors as to why many once-dominant young players (squirt, pee wee) become just average players once they reach the bantam level? Name both observations (2-Points for Correct Answer).

Question 5 – When a goalie has a hard time staying focused throughout the game, sports psychologist Adam Naylor recalls, in a video posted on this blog, a “high level coach” suggesting to him the goalie should? (1 Point for Correct Answer)


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